Equal Rights Amendment
Equal Rights Amendment UpdateWe are happy to report that the ERA was not called for a vote this week. Thank you for all your hard work to contact your legislators and reach out to others to engage their help on this important issue. Your efforts combined with divine intervention kept the ERA from moving forward. Your voices were truly heard in Springfield this week!
The resolution to ratify the ERA still remains on the table and can still be voted on, but the Illinois Senate and the Illinois House will not meet again until mid January 2018. Click here for more
October 19, 2017
Acknowledging that pain-capable legislation is strongly supported by women and men
The truth is the exact opposite!
Which may be one reason that when the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act passed the House of Representatives 237-189, for the major television networks it was like the proverbial tree in the forest that none of them heard fall. As Katie Yoder of Newsbusters informed us
During their Oct. 4 morning news shows, ABC, CBS and NBC didn’t mention the vote once. But they found time for others topics like fall fashion deals (NBC Today), a new drama starring Actress Connie Britton (ABC Good Morning America) and puppy-related infections (CBS This Morning).
There the usual hit pieces in the Post and the Times and the rest of usual suspects. But then, miracles of miracles, there was this story that appeared in the October 4 Washington Post under the headline, “Most GOP lawmakers support banning late-term abortions — and so do a lot of women.”
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